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Fold

Fold

an enclosure for flocks to rest together ( Isaiah 13:20 ). Sheep-folds are mentioned Numbers 32:16 Numbers 32:24 Numbers 32:36 ; 2 Sam 7:8 ; Zephaniah 2:6 ; John 10:1 , etc. It was prophesied of the cities of Ammon ( Ezekiel 25:5 ), Aroer ( Isaiah 17:2 ), and Judaea, that they would be folds or couching-places for flocks. "Among the pots," of the Authorized Version ( Psalms 68:13 ), is rightly in the Revised Version, "among the sheepfolds."

These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Fold". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .